Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Hermit Thrush

end of December
almost into the sunlight
the Hermit Thrush stares
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Monday, December 28, 2009

Palm Warbler

winter morning light
the Palm Warbler begins his
sun salutation
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Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Blue-winged Teal

in the shallow pond
what a cool feather pattern
on the Blue-winged Teal

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Pine Warbler

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Blue-headed Vireo

snap, snap - in the pine
a Blue-headed Vireo
gets another bug
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Monday, December 14, 2009

Indigo Bunting

on the empty branch
a lone Indigo Bunting
near a late fall leaf

Friday, December 11, 2009

Red-shouldered Hawk

a Red-shouldered Hawk
perched on a very low branch
right next to the path
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Friday, November 13, 2009

Sunday, November 8, 2009


unenlightened, the
November persimmon
is still firmly attached

Saturday, November 7, 2009

Pileated Woodpecker

the wind trasforms a
Pileated Woodpecker
into a Woody

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Pine Warbler

hiding in needles
feeding Pine Warblers display
their distinctive tails

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Green Heron

still and empty lake
suddenly a Green Heron
skims through the silence

Saturday, October 17, 2009

American Redstart

Halloween colors
of American Redstarts
flying in circles

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Downy Woodpeckers

the pair displaying
their antic dispositions
Downy Woodpeckers
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Saturday, October 3, 2009

Carolina Wren

Carolina Wren
singing to the morning sun
autumn sonata

Friday, October 2, 2009

Greater Yellowlegs

October morning
the Greater Yellowlegs moves
slowly through small waves
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Thursday, October 1, 2009

Cooper's Hawk

the young Cooper's Hawk
hides among the oak's branches
with a fresh dead rat
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Common Yellowthroat

the harsh "chuck" of the
female Common Yellowthroat
moves around the lake
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Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Eastern Wood Pewee

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little tail bobbers
on St. Pete's first cool, fall day
Palm Warblers are back

Tuesday, September 29, 2009


cyprus tree at dawn
by the lake, a Waterthrush
in the morning sun

Spotted Sandpiper

running from sea foam
to hide under the mangroves
Spotted Sandpiper

Saturday, September 26, 2009

Great Horned Owl

glowing from the shade
the eyes of the Great Horned Owl
half opened, half closed

Friday, September 25, 2009

Yellow-throated Warbler

while chasing insects
the Yellow-throated Warbler
sometimes stops to pose